Many years ago I discovered the craft of quilling, and I have been wanting to give it a try ever since. Thanks to the many videos on YouTube and websites about this craft, I finally gave it a try. I bought a quilling tool last week, and I tried using it. At first it was a bit awkward, but after some practice, I am feeling a lot more comfortable. I still need to get a quilling board so I can keep my pieces more uniform, so maybe that will be my next purchase. I also need to buy some already precut quilling papers, but I cut some strips from my own paper to practice with. I used a low weight paper, because all the experts are saying that regular cardstock doesn't work too well for this wonderful craft.
Here is my lst 2 creations that I felt I could share on my blog. haha
Not all of my flower petals are quite uniform, but I don't think they are too bad since I made them without the benefit of a quilling board. :=) The pink flower I made with the teardrop shape, and I added a flatback pearl for the center. The yellow flower I made with the marquis shape, and I added a small white quilled circle for the flower center. I had some fun experimenting and practicing, but not everything I came up with was blog worthy. haha
Anyway....I hope you like my 2 small creations, and I hope to use them on a card or scrapbook layout soon. I might have to make some more first though. Try it if you haven't already. I had fun with it, and I think I will continue to enjoy this craft too. It's really amazing what so many creative quillers have created with this craft. Just amazing!
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